Apple Inc. is a major player in the worldwide smartphone and tablet market and they just released their new tablet called the Apple iPad Air in October – November of this year. This is an exciting new entrant in the 10 inches tablet segment of the market and with great features that are incorporated in the new iPad Air, it looks like one of the best new tablets out there in the market. This is the fifth generation tablet released by Apple Inc. There have been some major changes that have been adopted by Apple in this new fifth generation iPad Air. The following is the iPad Air review of all the features of this new tablet in the market.
Hardware and Display
Apple has made some major changes in the design of the new iPad Air as compared to the previous models of the iPad. Firstly it is much thinner than the previous versions and the iPad has smaller screen bezels. The iPad Air weighs just over a pound and the design looks super sleek. The display screen is an LED-Backlit IPS LCD screen. This multitouch capacitive screen has 16M colors and is a 9.7 inches screen size with 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution. The display screen has a scratch resistant glass and an oleophobic coating. The tablet is available in two colors- space grey and silver.
Processor & Battery
When the customers buy the iPad Air they will get the latest Apple software and operating system. The iPad Air has the iOS 7 operating system with Apple A7 chipset. The CPU of the tablet is a 1.4 GHz dual-core. The tablet comes with all the latest processor details that are developed by Apple. The tablet has a fantastic battery life so with heavy use it will last the users for hours. The battery is a Non – Removable Li-Po 8,820 mAh battery.
Camera & Memory
The tablet comes with both primary camera and secondary camera as expected with tablets in this segment. The primary camera is a 5 MP camera with all the major features and the secondary camera is a basic 1.2 MP camera. The tablet has a good video recording option available on the camera. The iPad Air does not have any memory card slot which is a negative but it can be bought by the customers in various internal memory options. There are 4 options that the customers can go for- 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. So customers can choose accordingly. The iPad Air has a 1 GB RAM.
The Apple iPad Air is available for the 2G, 3G and 4G (LTE) networks. It has most of the Apple online services like App Store, iTunes Store, iBookstore, iCloud, iBookstore and the Game Center.
The iPad Air is available in a varied price range depending on the memory option that the customers choose to buy. It is available from around $500 to more than $900 depending on option chosen by the customers. Overall this is an iPad model that has been appreciated by the critics and has got a positive response from the buyers so far.